The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events, Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
The Timetables of History spans millennia of human history. Unlike any other reference volume, this book gives a sweeping overview of the making of the contemporary world by mapping out at a glance what was happening simultaneously, from the dawn of history to the present day.
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1515 ) Jesuit mission founded in China Utrecht Library founded University of
Edinburgh founded Duke of Anjou sacks Antwerp and retires from the
Netherlands Albrecht von Wallenstein , military leader in Thirty Years ' War , b . (
1774 ) The General Society ( New East India Trading Company ) founded in
London Paper manufacturing begins in N . America Tax on beards in Russia Mrs
. White ' s Chocolate House opens in London , soon to become headquarters of ...
1806 ) Tiepolo paints ceiling of the Würzburg Residenz Ecole supérieure de
guerre , Paris , founded Göttinger wissenschaftliche Akademie founded Gaetano
Filangieri , Ital . jurist b . ( d . 1788 ) British calendar altered by Act of Parliament ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
The early years of human history seem to have less information than might be available, particularly spotty in Asian history and pretty much nothing about Africa south of the Sahara. Still, an interesting browse and a good place to see what was happening in a given year. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Diwanna - LibraryThing
I'd be lying if I said that I read this book, but it is an interesting reference to peruse from time to time. Read full review